On Monday, Elon Musk, founder of rocket company SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla, was named Time’s Person of the Year 2021. Earlier, the title was held by US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Edward Felsenthal, editor-in-chief of the magazine and media brand and CEO, in his editorial letter, spoke of his decision to choose the world’s richest man, Musk.
He wrote, “Personality of the year is a sign of influence, and few people have more influence on life on Earth, and potential life outside of the world, than Kasturi. Example. “
The year 2021 also marks an expansion of the Person of the Year brand for the period. In addition to its main honors, Time has announced Entertainer of the Year, and Athlete of the Year and Heroes of the Year. Singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo was nominated for Entertainment of the Year, gymnast Simone Byles was named Athlete of the Year and Hero of the Year was named “Vaccine Scientist and MRNA Miracle”.
Since the acquisition in 2018 by Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff and his wife Lynn Benioff, time has come for new divisions as Time seeks to expand its media presence. In 2019, Time expanded its Time 100 list into a full-scale event.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the launch of Time Studio has given a deeper push to video and entertainment content, with the result that children and families are moving towards rent. The announcement was made during a video presentation on YouTube on Monday morning. The media outlet network removed its big release on the video platform after its earlier unveiling on TV.
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